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MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
. first -- in a new interview airing today on tele-mundo, president obama is sharing his time line for passing immigration reform. >> the senators themselves have said that they would like to see legislation done by march. that they would like to present that not only to the fellow members of the senate, but also the american people. i think that's a reasonable time line. the important point here is that we have been working on this for a long time. we know what the issues are. i have a bill drafted. we have language. >> also new today, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta is offering a sobering deadline that triggers automatic across the board cuts. >> let me tell you, if sequester happens, it is going to damage the readiness of the united states of america. we have the most powerful military force right now. it's important to providing stability. if it goes into effect and we have to do the kind of cuts that will go right at readiness, right at maintenance, we are going to weaken the united states and make it more difficult to respond to the crises in the world. >> joining me
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
looking for a motive. >>> to front page politics, new today president obama like you've never seen him before. white house press secretary jay carney tweeted this picture a short time ago. it's of the president who is shooting at clay targets. it was taken august 4th of 2012 on the range at camp david. the president had mentioned his skeat shooting exploits in an interview with the new republic last week. the pick toured release comes just ahead of the president's visit to minneapolis monday where he is going to promote his gun control proposals. new today president obama says 2013 can be a year of solid economic growth but only if washington gets out of the way. >> we are poised to grow in 2013. and there are real signs of progress. home prices are starting to climb again. car sales are at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. our business has created 2.2 million jobs last year. and we just learned that our economy created more jobs over the last few months than economists originally thought. >> hey, guys, holding back on front page politics and back to alabama now wher
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
, first lady michelle obama will attend a funeral in chicago. hidea pendleton, 9/5-year-old honor student shot and kill just about a mile from the obama's family home. she participated in inaugural events just a week earlier. the president is warning the economy will get hit hard if automatic spending cuts scheduled for next month aren't delayed. >> the result could be a huge blow to middle class families and our economy as a whole. if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in national security, education, or clean energy are likely to be laid off. small businesses could be prevented from getting the resources and support they need to keep their doors open. all of our economic progress could be put at risk. >> republican senator mitch mcconnell says he knows that the cuts will have consequences, but has faulted the president for failing to put guardian acceptable plan to replace them. joining me now, congressional reporter for "the washington post," ed o'keefe and correspondent for the hill, amie parnes. is it bad in d.c.? >> not at all. not even a
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
first lady michelle obama is attending the funeral in chicago for hidea pendleton. the 15-year-old honor student shot and killed last week just about a mile from the obama's family home. she participated in inaugural events just a week earlier. meantime in his weekly address today, the president is warning the economy will get hit hard if automatic spending cuts scheduled for next month aren't delayed. >> the results could be a huge blow to middle class families and our economy as a whole. if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education or clean energy are likely to be laid off. small businesses could be prevented from getting the resources and support they need to keep their doors open. all our economic progress could be put at risk. >> the president called for a plan that would include some spending cuts as well as the elimination of certain tax loopholes and deductions. but republicans are pushing back hard, saying they're done negotiating on taxes. one of those republicans is congressman mack thornberry from
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 4:00am PST
groundhog day. let's get to what's happening out there right now. president obama shifting his focus back to the economy. a day after the dow closed above the 14,000 mark for the first time since before the financial crisis. >> we are poised to grow in 2013. and the real signs of progress. home prices are starting to climb again. car sales are at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. our businesses created 2.2 million jobs last year. and we just learned that our economy created more jobs over the last few months than economists originally thought. >> now, former senator scott brown says he will not run on a special senate election in massachusetts. it's a setback. republicans who hope to win the seat vacated by secretary of state john kerry. brown lost hre-election bid to elizabeth warren in november. for more on the response to the milestone week to the dow, let's go to kristen welker at the white house for us. good saturday morning to you. what is the take on the latest economic news, after the rocky start with the negative gdp number? >> good morning, alex. a real mixed
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)